This agreement is between Harrison Photography LLC, hereinafter referred to as the "Photographer", operating in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and the Client ________________________ hereinafter referred to as the "Client", with the portrait session detailed below. The package list and price list and/or documents to this contract are integral parts of this document. The contract terms, agreement, and price list are the only legally binding documents between the client. It supersedes all prior and simultaneous agreements between the client. The only way to add or change this agreement is to do so in writing, signed by client. All communication and final decisions will be made by the client, regardless of who is making payment.
PHOTOGHERS USE OF IMAGES
Harrison Photography LLC reserves the right to use images created under this contract for advertising, display, publication, or other purposes. The Client signing this contract warrants that he or she has actual authority to agree to the use of the likeness of all persons included in the portrait in this manner and shall indemnify and defend Harrison Photography LLC in the event of litigation arising out of such use. Negatives, digital files and previews remain the exclusive property of this Harrison Photography LLC.
Use of Photography
The client authorizes Harrison Photography LLC to use photographs of me and or my property and authorize him/(her/their and his/her/their assignees), licensees, legal representatives and transferees to use and publish (with or without my name, company name, or with a fictitious name) photographs, pictures, portraits or images herein described in any and all forms and media and in all manners including composite images or distorted representations, and the purposes of publicity, illustration, commercial art, advertising, publishing (including publishing in electronic form on CDs or internet websites), for any product or services, or other lawful uses as may be determined by the photographer or studio. I further waive all rights to review or approve any uses of the images, any written copy or finished product. I am of full legal age and have read and fully understand the terms of this release. Harrison Photography LLC has full rights to display selected images as an example of Harrison Photography LLC work and for entrance into photographic competitions, and client releases all claims to profits that may arise from use of images.
QUALITY OF PRINTING
Client is aware that color dyes in photography may fade or discolor over time due to the inherent qualities of dyes. Client releases the Harrison Photography LLC from any liability for any claims whatsoever based upon fading or discoloration due to such inherent qualities.
NOTICE OF COPYRIGHT
The Copyright Act protects photographers by giving the creator of the photograph the exclusive rights to copy, edit and distribute the image by sale or transfer. These exclusive rights make it illegal to copy, scan, edit (including changing color when posting approved photos to social media, cropping out watermarks, or share photographic prints and digital media without the photographer’s permission. Violators of this Federal Law will be subject to its civil and criminal penalties. Be sure to discuss your copyright needs or questions with your photographer; reasonable requests may be accommodated. It is ILLEGAL to copy or reproduce these photographs or videos elsewhere without Harrison Photography LLC permission, and violators of this Federal Law will be subject to its civil and criminal penalties. This Contract incorporates the entire understanding of the parties and is governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Any modifications of this Contract must be in writing and signed by both parties.
Harrison Photography LLC is limited by the guidelines of the venue and / or session site and their management. Client agrees to accept the technical results of their imposition on the photographer negotiation with the officials for moderation of guidelines is client's responsibility; Harrison Photography LLC will offer technical recommendations only.
Harrison Photography LLC has a team of photographers. Each photographer has been handpicked, evaluated, trained, and approved by crew of photographers that make up the team as an entirety. Harrison Photography LLC may substitute another photographer to take the photographs, due to an illness or of scheduling conflicts the clients will be notified as soon as possible.
If Harrison Photography LLC cannot perform this contract due to fire or other casualty, strike, act of God, or other cause beyond the control of the client, or due to mass photographer illness or emergency, then Harrison Photography LLC shall return deposit / sitting fee to the Client but shall have no further liability with respect to the Contract. This limitation on liability shall also apply if photographic materials are damaged in processing, lost through camera or media malfunction, lost in the mail, or otherwise lost or damaged with or without fault on the part of the photographer.
In the event Harrison Photography LLC fails to perform for any reason Harrison Photography LLC shall not be liable.
There is no warranty implied or written. Our work is as is.
Client hereby indemnifies and holds the Harrison Photography LLC harmless against all liabilities, claims, and expenses, including all attorney’s fees. In the event Harrison Photography LLC fails to perform for any reason Harrison Photography LLC shall not be liable. There is no warranty implied or written. Our work is as is.